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Locally based Start Fund committee release £265,201 for Somalia drought
The Start Network successfully completed its first test for decentralising decision making yesterday when a Start Fund project selection committee based in Nairobi met for the first time.
Videos and other materials from Start: Working differently now available online
Start: Working differently 2014 took place last week, a bold and experimental series of events to launch a number of new governance mechanisms for the Start Network.
Start Working Differently: Round up of Day Three
Start Working Differently: Round up of Day One
'Start: Working differently' evening event registration now open
Start: Working differently, 9 – 13 June 2014
Exploring new business models for devolved humanitarian response
Start Fund disburses £133,567 for emergency response in Kachin, Myanmar
The second Start Fund activation took place this week in response to renewed displacement in Kachin, Myanmar